Archive for December 17, 2004
Vue du chÃƒÂ¢teau des duc de Bourgogne ÃƒÂ Bruxelles. Jan van der Heyden.
This is Zionism. Displaced from their homes by invading Israeli forces in Khan Yunis.
Corruption costs Nigeria 40 percent of oil wealth (99 percent in Saudi Arabia).
Down and Out in Discount America.
Measuring American inequality.
This is Zionism. Shot by Israeli forces yesterday.
Cuba strikes back at American mission.
A way out of the [Iraqi election) conundrum. (I personally think that no election should take place in Iraq in the presence of an occupying army). (thanks Abbas)
Islamic Rulings on Warfare. I have made a reference to this study before. I thank Sherifa (one of the co-authors) for supplying me with the full text.
“The alleged torture here of a young man arrested for stealing a car this year was representative of the Old Turkey.”
“Torture begins at the top: A recently disclosed FBI memo indicates that “marching orders” to abandon traditional interrogation methods came from Defense Secretary Rumsfeld himself.” (Get a one-day pass).
Carlos (the Jackal) and Saudi Arabia: AlJazeera’s program, Ziyarah Khassah had an unusual show. I was riveted. One of the most able Arab reporters, Sami Kulayb, interviewed Khalid Khudr Agha. Khalid Khudr Agha is a wealthy Lebanese businessman who was (allegedly) the unofficial Saudi intelligence man in Lebanon for decades (especially the 1960s, 1970s, and [...]